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  • Liberal Party Representative for Tangney
  • Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet (since 29 May 2019)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Ben Morton voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes

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Matters of Public Importance: Economy (24 Oct 2019)

“It's a remarkable achievement that Australia has completed its 28th consecutive year of annual economic growth. This is important because a growing economy is good for all Australians. Despite challenges, including ongoing international trade tensions, the housing market downturn and the persistent effects of adverse weather conditions on the rural sector, the Australian economy grew 0.5 per...”

Matters of Public Importance: Economy (17 Oct 2019)

“That is the truth, member for Barton. That is the truth. What I am saying is that there is a very interesting intersection of time: between when these trials were in majority Indigenous communities and when they moved over to Queensland into the Bundaberg region, where they're proving a success, that support changed.”

Matters of Public Importance: Economy (17 Oct 2019)

“The government believes that the best way to address disadvantage and to ensure a fair go for all Australians is to give them the opportunity to get jobs. That's why our priority is jobs. Fourteen thousand and seven hundred Australians got a job in September alone. The Prime Minister said today in question time that the numbers released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today show that...”

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 96 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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